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Book Clubs & Writers' Groups

Icon of the event Listening to Albinoni's Adagio (KTR)
Tue Apr 29, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
S. Walter Stewart

Andrea Budgey, musician, writer, and chaplain at the University of Toronto, will talk about music in times of war, and music inflected by ideas about war, with performance by cellist Sonya Nanos....

Icon of the event Toronto Writers Co-operative
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

TPL's writer's community offers weekly workshops, guest authors, member readings, open mic and publications--your opportunity to polish, publish and perform your work....


Upcoming Dates:
Sun Apr 27
Sun May 04
Sun May 11
Sun May 18
Sun May 25
Icon of the event Hungarian Friendship & Writer's Circle
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Writers or friends of Hungarian literature can bring their own work or their favourite reading for sharing and discussion. The group meets every Wednesday and the first and third Saturday of the month. For more information ...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 23
Wed Apr 30
Icon of the event Tea and Books
11:00 am - 12:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Humberwood

Join library staff and find out about your next great read.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 29
Tue May 27
Icon of the event Une Causerie Littéraire
Mon Jul 21, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Venez découvrir votre prochain coup-de-coeur durant cette discussion de romans classiques, contemporains, et graphiques.

Icon of the event Jan Wong: The Toronto Writers Co-op Interview
Sat May 31, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Jan Wong discusses the writer's life and craft with host, John Miller. At 19, Jan Wong was one of the first Westerners to study in China. Her book "Red China Blues" -- one of Time's top 10 books of 1996 -- recounts her stor...

Icon of the event Book Club Tuesday
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Join us for our monthly discussion on selected books. Participate and enjoy the lively conversation that evolves from the featured Book of the Month. Copies of the titles are available at the library. To register, and for mo...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 29
Tue May 27
Tue Jun 24
Icon of the event Mark Battenberg
Wed May 28, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
S. Walter Stewart

As part of the East End Writers' Group May 28 meeting, Toronto poet, guitarist and musical composer Mark Battenberg will be presenting work from his latest poetry collection "The Tower". He will also be performing guitar piec...

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Ongoing event running from Mon Mar 10, 2014 - Mon Jun 30, 2014
Parliament Street

Do you need feedback on your writing? Read from and discuss your works in progress: prose, poetry, essays. Mondays 6:30-8:00 pm.

Icon of the event Tea and Books
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Northern Elms

Join Library staff for entertaining book talks. Refreshments will be provided.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 01
Thu Jun 05